S.Res. 612 (112th): A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Arlen Specter, distinguished former Senator for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


Dec 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Dec 10, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 10, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania


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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2012
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Summary (CRS)
Declares that the Senate: (1) expresses profound sorrow at the death of the Honorable Arlen Specter, a former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania; and (2) conveys its condolences to his family.Declares ...

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What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 612” means this is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


Dec 10, 2012
Agreed To
Dec 10, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


99 cosponsors (50D, 47R, 2I) (show)

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